IIT Dhanbad Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) 2022

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EligibilityPh.D. degree holders
AwardUp to INR 63,000 and other benefits
DeadlineAlways Open

About the Program


Last Updated On : 27-05-2022   Posted By : Rajnika

IIT Dhanbad Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) 2022 is a research opportunity offered by the Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad to Ph.D. degree holders. The candidates' services will be utilized by the Department for teaching and research assistance in the departmental work including teaching, evaluation, handling tutorials, laboratory classes and research project execution. The selected candidate will receive up to INR 63,000 and other benefits.

  • IIT Dhanbad Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF) 2022
    DeadlineAlways Open

    To be eligible, an applicant must - 

    • Be maximum of 35 years (to be relaxed as per Government of India guidelines)
    • Be a Ph.D. holder (within 5 years of completion of Ph.D.) with at least two papers (as first or corresponding author) in Journals of repute or SCI/SCIE 


    Note - Ph.D. holders of IIT (ISM) will not be eligible to apply for a period of two years from the date of award of Ph.D.


    The selected candidates will receive a consolidated fellowship per month (inclusive of all) in the following way - 

    • First-year - INR 60,000
    • Second-year - INR 60,000 plus 5% increment
    • Third-year -  INR 63,000 plus 5% increment


    Other Benefits - 

    • A contingency grant of INR 75,000 ( Note - PDFs will be allowed to attend Conferences subject to the availability of Fund in their contingency grant.)
    • Medical benefits - PDF and their legal dependents will be provided free OPD facility and medicine available in the Health Centre. Indoor hospitalization facilities will also be provided in the Health Centre, if necessary. However, reimbursement facilities will not be provided to PDFs and their legal dependents.
    • 30 days leave with fellowship will be provided per year. The leave can be availed on a pro-rata basis of the fellowship completed.
    • A PDF will be granted maternity/paternity leave for a period as per government policy. Leave up to 6 weeks can also be granted for miscarriage including medical termination of pregnancy if supported by a proper medical certificate. Such leave can be combined with any other leave due and will not entail any loss of financial assistantship.
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
    • Category Certificate (SC/ST/OBC/EWS)
    • A merged-PDF file of the two best full papers
    • List of publications (Name of the Authors as appeared in the original manuscript, Title of the Paper, Vol., Year of Publication, Name of the Journal, Name of publishers, Indexed in, Impact factor if any)
    • Research Proposal in Microsoft word file (1,000 words limit) (Note - Proposals submitted need to be original and plagiarism in any form will not be acceptable) 
    How can you apply?

    The eligible candidate can apply for the position through the below-mentioned steps - 

    Step 1: Click on the "Apply Now" button.
    Step 2: Fill in the google form and upload all the relevant documents.
    Step 3: Submit the application form.

Important Dates

It is a rolling advertisement. The position is open throughout the year.

Selection Criteria

The candidates will be selected based on their performance in the interview. 

Terms and Conditions
  • Applications received by the Office of Dean (R&D) will be forwarded to the concerned department's Faculty Screening Committee for a recommendation.
  • If the Post Doctoral Fellow wishes to leave the programme before the end of the tenure, the candidate can do so with the prior approval of the PAC giving one month’s notice. The fellowship will be terminated by the Institute if the performance/ conduct of the fellow is unsatisfactory after giving one month’s notice to the Post Doctoral Fellow.

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